AfA Topics #12
with Fenny Ndapewa Nakanyete
Who are the oldest inhabitants of the world? Many scholars are pointing towards the San people who have lived in Southern Africa as hunters and gatherers for over 20.000 years. They consist out of many different tribes such as Khoe, Tuu, Ju|Hoansi or !Xun and are known for their complex click-based languages.
To get a better understanding of the San, we speak again with Fenny Ndapewa Nakanyete. She is a lecturer and scholar at the University of Namibia and focuses her research on the San. This episode reminds us that the active integration and appreciation of indigenous ethnicities is a very important issue all around the world.